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Nov 1, 2013 6:00am EDT
. >> rose: non-corrupt government? government of laws. >> you know, yes. but much more important, i would say just effective government. because you know, we came, i'm a product of the crises of the 80's. mexico was wiped out of the face of the earth in terms of economic terms from 82 to 88. and those were very difficult years. we went totally broke. and people had basically given up on the country immigrating. so being, coming, having gone through that, which was caused by so badly mistaken government policies in terms of public spending, they spent everything. they put on huge debt. they build massive white elephants. and so they squandered a good part of our oil riches and that's what led us to that decline. >> rose: you're in the sofa business too. >> yes. we have to compete. >> rose: with carlos slim. >> he bought the government monopoly. what they call the ppt the whole thing. they had local phone, long distance phones, mobile phones, all kinds of links. everything was monopolized by the government. and this also was put to sale by salinas. and that was good. but the bad thing was t
Oct 30, 2013 12:00am PDT
, according to the justice department. we were in compliance with the law, etcetera. i guess my basic view was i needed to push as far as i could, staying short violating any law to collect as much information. >> rose: are you sure you didn't violate any law? >> according to the lawyers we dealt with, we certainly did not. >> rose: what kind of lawyers were they, though. they were inkleined to see it your way going in. these were people working for you. >> no, these were people working in the justice community, many with careers. the office of the legal counsel is where you go -- >> rose: nobody said in all that took place, nobody said hey, we're up against the line here and we have to staunch because we may go over the line. >> well, there was extensive debate internally among the lawyers between the agency and the lawyers. i had been, i was on the iran contra committee and we had a situation there where the question was whether or not anything was violated giving proceeds to the contras. in that case some were hung out to dry because when the balloon went up and the controversy arose, some
Oct 28, 2013 10:00am EDT
, having babies and dreams and all of this kind of stuff and wondering if the law was going to be our ticket to where we wanted to go. >> rose: in mississippi. >> that, politics, but just the daily grind of trying to eke out a living in a small town street lawyer. it is tough. not just in the south, all over america, there is competition, as i said the competition is pretty fierce. >> rose: what was he like? what did he think? what made him mad? you know, -- >> >> rose: loyal to his wife. >> oh, yeah, oh, yeah, in a very honest, upstanding guy who might funnel a little bit on the rules because the other guys are fudging but not much. ethical, honest, a big dreamer, wants something bigger, he wants to be a trial lawyer, wanting a big trial, a big high profile, big dream -- >> rose: you are talking about a big case where everybody is watching. >> and he got it. he got it. that's what i wanted to do. never got that far. >> rose: you wanted -- >> also about halfway through that career, i got the bug to write, and so i was still about 30 years old when i got this bug to write what became a
Oct 30, 2013 3:00am EDT
and only work within the law. >> u.s. intelligence listened in on the conversations of 35 american allies. reports that drew sharp criticism from top members of congress in both parties. >> the reports are very disturbing. friends don't spy on friends. >> reporter: or do we? is spying on friends still going on? >> is the united states now listening in on the phone conversations of friendly presidents and prime ministers? >> john, i'm not going to get in to discussions of specific activities, intelligence gathering activities. >> we are listening in to the conversations of friendly heads of state. >> again i'm not going to talk about specific or alleged intelligence gathering operations. >> the head of the nsa warned that new limits on u.s. espionage could be dangerous. >> is much more important for this country that we defend this nation and take the beatings than to give up on a program that would result in this nation being attacked. >> reporter: the u.s. has been under fire over reports the u.s. collected tens of millions of phone records of citizens in france and spain. the u.s
Nov 1, 2013 3:30am EDT
law enforcement take every single day. >> routine traffic stops are quite often not routine. >> that's right. >>> an amazing scene from kansas. look at where that school bus wound up. it was on its side in the middle of a fast-moving creek. police say the bus tumbled off of a low-water crossing. the ten children on board the bus and the driver climbed out of the emergency door and waited on the side of the bus to be rescued. the driver was treated at the hospital and all of the kids were fine. >>> a night of deadly storms in the south. a 9-year-old boy was electrocuted in nashville as a downed power line hit him while he was riding his bike. the same storm tore 50 year old trees from the ground and blew shingles off of a roof. this woman saw the twister touch down it. >> was frightening. i was looking out the window and saw all of the garbage swirling going down the road. >> the woman said her halloween pumpkins were blown from the yard and put a damper on trick or treating. >>> severe weather will impact travel along the east coast the days ahead. >> accu-weather meteorolog
Oct 30, 2013 11:00pm EDT
punishment the kids face. a law making it a crime to bully a child online went into effect on october 1st. it's unclear whether legal action will be pursued in this case for some kids, the bullying never stops. log on to to bullies >>> tomorrow is a big night for the kids, the costumes, the candy. >> what kind of weather can we expect? ? >> meteorologist wyatt everhart is here with more. >> he's dressed ass a meteorologist. >> -- dressed as a meteorologist. >> it's clear tonight. we hada few showers in the state before midday. look at the temperatures tomorrow going well above average. we have had some frigid halloweens, but none of that tomorrow. we do have a weather maker on the way but more and more with the slow speed of this thing, we're thinking overnight tomorrow more so into friday morning. throughthe day tomorrow, 50 then up close to 70 by midday. we'lltalk about how things look for halloween night in detail coming up >>> we have the latest on the citations handed out to cirque du soleil and mgm after the death of a performer this past summer. the experienced acro
Oct 31, 2013 3:00am EDT
now required by law to include more care options. president obama said a change in coverage will be a good thing. >> if you are getting one of these letters, just shop around in the new marketplace. that's what it is for. you are going to get a better deal. >> reporter: health care experts at abc news say that people will be able to find plans that are just as cheap or cheaper with better coverage but john and diana that won't happen until is fully functioning. >> karen, thank you. >>> being at the white house is spooky these days and some of it has to do with halloween. >> overnight, the people's house is bathed in orange and blue lights, as you can see. there decorated with spied er webs and pumpkins. white house staff as you see them walking bigot creative. government workers. >> that is a great looking decoration. >> earlier in the day elmo and rosito joined the first lady in her guard and joined elementary students in harvesting the vegetables. >> local kids and familiar children of military families will visit the white house. >> coming up we can't wait to put o
Oct 31, 2013 12:00am PDT
website as the president argues the law is really a good thing, but what does the affordable care act mean if you're covered under an employer plan? >>> pops and drops, stocks, bonds, gold and the dollar all on the move after the fed said it will keep the stimulus in place. but is it
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